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The work is often assumed to have been written, or at least compiled, by the Icelandic sturlusin, lawspeaker and historian Snorri Sturluson around the year There was a problem filtering reviews right now. English Choose a language for shopping. Norse gods Norse giants Mythological Norse people, items and places Germanic paganism Heathenry new religious movement.
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Sturluson, SnorriFaulkes, Anthony, ed. The section is composed by the Icelandic poetpolitician, and historian Snorri Prosakca. Write a customer review. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Bragi then goes on to discuss poetic language in some detail, in sturlusin heitithe concept of poetical words which are non-periphrastic, for example “steed” for “horse”, and again systematises these.
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Using, for the most part, his own compositions it exemplifies the types of verse forms used in Old Norse poetry. It begins with a euhemerized Prologuea section on the Norse cosmogony, pantheon and myths.
If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Date format link Wilken, Ernst ed. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Snorri took a prescriptive as well as descriptive approach; he has systematized the material, and often notes that “the older poets did not always” follow his rules. According to Eddathese warriors settled in northern Europe, where they were accepted as divine kings because of their superior culture and technology. Alianza Literaria Book Paperback: It was to enable Icelandic poets sturlison readers to understand the subtleties of alliterative verse prosaixa, and to grasp the meaning behind the many kenningar compounds that were used in skaldic poetry.
Edda in this case could be translated as “Poetic Art”. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Orthography Runic alphabet Younger Futhark Medieval.
Remembrance ceremonies later conducted at their burial sites degenerate into heathen cults, turning them into gods. A final hypothesis is derived from the Latin “edo”meaning “I write”. The Prologue is the first section of four books of the Eddaand consists of an euhemerized Christian account sturlusoon the origins of Nordic mythology: Snorra Edda or, historically, simply as Eddais an Old Norse work of literature written in Iceland in the early 13th century.
The Prose Edda was originally referred to as simply Eddabut was later titled the Prose Edda in modern collections to distinguish it from the collections titled Poetic Edda that are largely based on Codex Regiusa collection of poetry composed after Edda in 13th century Iceland.
Sturluson planned the collection as a textbook.